Mediation is very common in divorce cases and in child custody cases. It is probably the most used tool in resolving issues between spouses and parents.
Divorce doesn’t always mean you are going to end up in a courtroom, fighting to the bitter end over every nickel in the bank and every chair and end table in the house. In fact, that usually doesn’t happen. More often than not, divorcing couples find a way to come to agreement on some or […]
Now that I am slightly rested after a glorious victory by the Saints in the Superbowl, I’m back for another blog entry. Today, a word or two on what to do about getting someone to move out of the house. I’ve already mentioned that separation begins when someone establishes a different residence. The concept is […]
I have a lot of clients who come in wanting a “legal separation” and wondering what they have to file to get one. The short answer is, there is no such thing and there’s nothing to file. Here is the longer explanation on just what is required to be separated. “Separation” is just what it […]
Occasionally, I run across a situation in an equitable distribution case where one party decides that if he or she can’t have it, no one will. That spouse then begins a vindictive campaign to hide money and assets, transferring things to other people, moving funds from bank accounts, cashing out retirement, and letting mortgages go […]